The holidays have slowed down the local concert schedule, but the Philadelphia Orchestra doesn’t seem to be letting up. They’ll ring in the new year with a concert featuring conductor Yannick Nézet-Séguin and soprano Angela Meade. The performance will be on Thursday, December 31 at 7:30pm (note the earlier-than-usual time) at Verizon Hall at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts. Tickets are $60-$135.
The orchestra returns to the stage with vocalist Kristin Chenoweth on Saturday, January 2 at 8pm in Verizon Hall. Chenoweth is an Emmy and Tony award-winning actress known for her work in Wicked, TV’s Glee, and other shows and productions.
Pianist Peter Donohoe returns to Philadelphia to appear again with Vox Ama Deus in a performance featuring works by Gershwin, Joplin, Williams, and Leonard Bernstein’s lesser-known Prelude, Fugue and Riffs. The concert will take place on Friday, January 8 at 8pm at the Perelman Theater at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts. Tickets are $20-$70.